Torp Family History

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Torp Name Meaning

Scandinavian: habitational name from a place named with the word torp, from Old Norse þorp ‘farm’. (In Norway there are 35 places so named.)

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Torr, Toop, Topp, Stoop, Corp, Terp, Tromp, Copp, Mori, Toro

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Torp Family Origin

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Torp Family Occupations

What did your Torp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Torp. 22% of Torp men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Torp women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Torp were Watchman and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Plumber
  • Farmer
  • Watchman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Seamstress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Torp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Torp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Torp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Torp. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Torp. For the veterans among your Torp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Torp Life Expectancy

What is the average Torp lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Torp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Torp in 1949 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Torp ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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